Breakfast Parfait

Breakfast Parfait

15 Reviews
From the EatingWell Kitchen

A little low fat dairy and some vitamin-rich fruit and you've just started your day right, nutritionally speaking.

Ingredients 1 serving

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  • 3/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese or low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, papaya chunks or cling peaches
  • 2 teaspoons toasted wheat germ

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  1. Place cottage cheese (or yogurt) in a small bowl. Top with fruit and sprinkle with wheat germ.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 parfait
  • Per serving: 247 calories; 3 g fat(2 g sat); 3 g fiber; 40 g carbohydrates; 20 g protein; 26 mcg folate; 15 mg cholesterol; 34 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 395 IU vitamin A; 17 mg vitamin C; 331 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 632 mg sodium; 479 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (33% daily value), Vitamin C (29% dv).
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2
  • Exchanges: 2 fruit, 3 lean meat

Reviews 15

March 26, 2014
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By: EatingWell User
great as a kid I loved it I made it for breakfast but used pineapple and graham cracker crumbs and would recomend flavored yogurt for a nonsour taste Pros: amazing with pineapple but instead use graham cracker crumbs and flavored yogurt
May 14, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Love it. If you're watching your sodium, use the yogurt instead of cottage cheese. Plain nonfat Greek yogurt has as much protein as cottage cheese, but very little sodium. Also, use any fresh fruit. This is great with berries, sliced banana, peaches, nectarines, and even thawed no-sugar frozen fruits. If you want a little crunch, instead of the wheat germ, use a crunchy cereal like Grape Nuts. Just a tablespoon is plenty. Pros: Quick, versatile - use for breakfast, snack
March 26, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Love this! I feel like this is totally something I would make and recommend to clients. Pros: Super simple
September 13, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Kids won't eat this Not realistic for kids' breakfasts. Maybe yogurt instead of cottage cheese. Pros: Healthy Cons: What kid eats cottage cheese
April 19, 2011
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By: ctveggiegirl98
Simple and Tasty I used pineapple instead of papaya and cinnamon since I was out of wheat germ and it was delicious. Pros: Tasty, easy
September 10, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I use a lot this as an evening snack. I use less cottage cheese to stay under 150cals. It is a great tasty treat.
August 13, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
should i make this recipe.
August 13, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I would like this every once in a while. I don't like dairy, especially yogurt, so I would use the cottage cheese. The wheat germ gives it some texure.
August 04, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I keep wheat germ in my freezer and use it regularly, but have never toasted it. Is that another step?